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PBS
Jul 23, 2011 5:00am EDT
knowledge of wrongdoing, but our shareholders happy? >> the admission from rupert murdoch that he knew little or nothing about what was happening in certain parts of his business empire does not encourage confidence. >> a much anticipated event, but did it deliver? will anything change? >> i am an optimist. i think if they did not change, that we will get a more accountable and responsible press that is not capable of committing criminal acts. >>> rupert murdoch and his son, james, faced a grilling as british politicians attempted to find out if they know anything about alleged phone hacking. both denied any knowledge of wrongdoing and were apologetic about what went on. he described the day as the most humble of his life. investors seemingly approved of what was said. news corp.'s share price rose by the close of sale tuesday. has the storm been weathered? has dominatedng politics here for weeks, but is it just a storm in a british teacup? a global tycoon like rupert murdoch must hope so. >> "the news of the world" is less than 1% of our company. we employ 350,000 people around t
FOX News
Jul 23, 2011 2:30pm EDT
chairman rupert murdoch and james murdoch informing in front of a parliamentary committee investigating the news the world phone hacking scandal in the usa. rebecca brooks, former executive chief at news international also answered questions from the same committee and she was arrested sunday in relation to the phone hacking and bribery aleses. miss brooks was released without being charged. both sections receiving major media coverage in the u.k. and here in the states and we should note that news corporation is the parent company of fox news channel. rich, let me start with you. we heard the sound bite from rupert murdoch during the testimony, saying, hey, this is getting the attention it's getting because of our competitors who would love to see us fail. does he have a point. >> yeah, i think it plays into it. to me reminds me of the valerie plame flap, disproportionate primarily driven by politics. especially the coverage in the united states. the new york times the other day had two front page side by side lengthy stories about something going on in britain. to do tha
FOX News
Jul 23, 2011 11:30am PDT
chief rupert murdoch makes a heart felt statement during the u.k. phone hacking scandal. his appearance with his son james was big news there and big news here. how else did the media react and what else have we learned about the scandal. >> republicans have laid out a responsible and detailed path forward, and the house has passed it. >> jon: the house passes a plan to fix the debt crisis, but the media condemn the effort. >> do we really have time for a plan that is really just show? >> and the great debt debate goes on with more distortion from the liberal press? >> there he's saying brinksmanship, trickery around the time of a deadline just to get your way is sort of economic terrorism. >> has the negative media coverage hurt the effort. >> g.o.p. presidential candidate michele bachmann goes on the defensive after a negative story about her health and ability. did that story fail the journalistic ethics test? >> having fired the imagination of a generation, a ship like no other, its place in history secured, the space shuttle pulls into port for the last time. >> and an e
CNN
Jul 23, 2011 3:00pm PDT
go. thanks, john very much. she's the force behind the embattled media giant rupert murdoch. a closer look at the young wife leepg to her husband's defense. >>> plus from the streets to the stage you'll meet the korea's got talent star who is wowing the world. >>> you might remember susan boyle the woman whose voice captured the world's attention during her performance on the television show britain's got talent. now korea's got talent has discovered a new voice with an amazing story behind it. here is cnn paula hancock in seoul. >> reporter: trying to calm those last minute nerves, he seems just like thousands of other hopefuls on korea's got talent. but he's not. >> reporter: for the next ten years he lived on the streets selling gum and energy drinks. he slept in stairwells or public toilets. and then came this. ♪ >> reporter: this powerful baritone voice from a 22-year-old is as impressive as his determination to pull himself from the streets to the stage. his rendition of the italian song, "in my fantasy" reduced the judges and audience to tears. choi says he still feels
PBS
Jul 23, 2011 12:30pm PDT
day of my life. >> media mogul rupert murdoch and his son james answered questions this week before members of the british parliament. the murdochs were grilled about accusations of cell phone hacking and bribery. members wanted to know what the murdochs knew and when they knew it. murdoch was asked by members how and why these events occurred. >> i feel that people i trusted, i'm not saying who i don't know at what level, let me down, and i think they behaved disgracefully and betrayed the company and me, and it's the debt to pay. >> the case that most angered the public was that of milly dowler, the murdered 13-year- old school girl in 2002 whose phone had been hacked. murdoch himself introduced the milly dowler case. >> absolutely shocked, appalled, and ashamed when i heard about the milly dowler case. only two weeks ago, eight days. >> question is the scandal now contained or is it spreading? mort. >> it's certainly to some extent continuing, let me put in the way, because it's gone beyond the specifics of this hacking case. there is a sense that there is a culture of british jo
PBS
Jul 23, 2011 2:30am EDT
company spires -- aspires to. >> rupert murdoch and son james before british parliament. both apologized profusely for the phone hacking scandal that has engulfed the company did next day, their stock went up. what did you take away from this, colby? >> if i were a witness in a hostile situation, i would love to have wendi behind me. [laughter] >> murdoch's wife. >> this snow sam alito -- this snow sam alito'-- this is no sam alito's wife weeping. >> first of all, james has been contradicted by top executives saying that he knew far more and he misled parliament. i am a little dubious about what the fbi will find. apparently they are investigating possible computer hacking. i have to say, every time i think the scandal cannot get worse, it does. >> mark? >> this is the imelda marcos of scandals. there will continue to be shoes to drop. this man was humble, modest, self-effacing. this is the desperate, the guy in charge, -- and for all -- this is the despot, the guy in charge, and control. i pledge to you, parliament, i will find out who is running the company did this is serio
ABC
Jul 23, 2011 12:00am EDT
rupert murdoch was sweating a lot this morning. he and his son james testified before the british house of commons. rupert murdoch owns news corp. which owns the fox network and a number of newspapers, includin "news of the world," whichh is tabloid that allegedly hacked into the phones of 4,000 people mostly celebrities. apparently they couldn't wait the 10 minutes for victoria beckham to tweet what she ate for lunch. they needed to know immediately. of course she does not eat lunch. we know that. [ applause ] but they may also have targeted politicians and even some victims of crimes to get stories, which is a big deal. so they brought rupert murdoch in for questioning to find out how much of this he knew about. and throughout the interrogation, he did an odd thing. he kept pounding on the table. watch this. >> i need to say something. and this is not an excuse. maybe an explanation. "news of the world" is less than 1% of our company. employ 53,000 people around the world who are proud and great and ethical and -- [ [ ughter ] >> jimmy: he did finally get it. so, i guess it was
MSNBC
Jul 23, 2011 2:00am PDT
. >>> coming up, rupert murdoch's son james murdoch may have been less than truthful when he testified tuesday before a parliamentary committee in britain. now the justice department in this country is investigating whether the murdoch empire broke the law. that's ahead. woman: saving for our child's college fund was getting expensive. man: yes it was. so to save some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman: honey go get him. anncr: there's an easier way to save. get online. go to geico.com. get a quote. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. to your kids' wet skin. new neutrogena® wet skin kids. ordinary sunblock drips and whitens. neutrogena® wet skin cuts through water. forms a broad spectrum barrier for full strength sun protection. wet skin. neutrogena®. >>> there have been members of congress in the united states who have asked us to investigate those same allegations and we are progressing in that regard using the appropriate federal law enforcement agencies in the united states. >> welcome back to "hardball." that was attorney
WETA
Jul 22, 2011 8:30pm EDT
for the job. >> i threw rocks before i got to this town, and i am not through now. >> rupert murdoch call before a committee of the british parliament. >> do you accept that ultimately you are responsible for this fiasco? >> no. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> here is the deal -- as we record this program, we don't know how the debt ceiling business will play out over the weekend, but we have to put a program on the air, so here goes. president obama said this week that he hopes to elevate the tone of political discourse in washington. >> the way we run campaigns these days, the language used, the demonization of the other side, i think that has broken down some of that trust here in washington. >> anyone who witnessed his reckless spending habits over the past 2 1/2 years or sat across the negotiating table from him the past few weeks can be forgiven for being skeptical of his recent attempts to come across as a fiscal moderate. >> that is senate minority leader mitch mcconnell, who has made no secret of his hope that barack obama becomes a one-term p
WETA
Jul 23, 2011 6:00pm EDT
for the job. >> i threw rocks before i got to this town, and i am not through now. >> rupert murdoch call before a committee of the british parliament. >> do you accept that ultimately you are responsible for this fiasco? >> no. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> here is the deal -- as we record this program, we don't know how the debt ceiling business will play out over the weekend, but we have to put a program on the air, so here goes. president obama said this week that he hopes to elevate the tone of political discourse in washington. >> the way we run campaigns these days, the language used, the demonization of the other side, i think that has broken down some of that trust here in washington. >> anyone who witnessed his reckless spending habits over the past 2 1/2 years or sat across the negotiating table from him the past few weeks can be forgiven for being skeptical of his recent attempts to come across as a fiscal moderate. >> that is senate minority leader mitch mcconnell, who has made no secret of his hope that barack obama becomes a one-term p
CNN
Jul 23, 2011 4:00am EDT
son of rupert murdoch comes under scrutiny. scotland yard was urged to open a criminal investigation into claims that the news corp. lied to parliament. this after a day of two former employees accused murdoch of giving mistaken evidence. he was the one hammering away at both murdochs about what they knew and when they knew it, and tom watson joins us from london. thank you so much for being here. you say this is the most significant moment in two years of phone hacking investigations, and it all centers on an e-mail involving an ex-news of the world reporter. explain. >> yes, the significance of this is the top team of news of the world are fragmenting. for the former lawyer to accuse murdoch of misleading parliament is serious in itself, and if he is accurate, and james murdoch disputes it, but if the lawyer is accurate it shows that james murdoch knew there was other criminal wrong doing in 2008, and failed to report it to the police, and he also settled a case with a crime victim that came with a con ffidentiality clause, and he could have been buying silence, which in this count
CNN
Jul 23, 2011 1:00am PDT
together. i would certainly think that now given that we pulled rupert murdoch in front of us, i would expect that we put the lawyer, and the former editor and james murdoch in front of us so that we could get to the facts and workout ourselves which one is telling the truth? >> you know stories like this have a public life that rises and falls a little bit. this has been white hot over the past couple of weeks, and perhaps maybe some of the interest may die off on it. what are your concerns for the energy for the investigation and the enthusiasm for pursuing this, especially because you are right, you are in recess now and you have to get the energy up and everybody back onboard? >> the amazing thing about the story is it nearly was not told. they nearly got away with hacking phones on an industrial scale and covering it up. i think that is blown open. there are plenty of decent investigative journalists on the case, and we have a republic inquiry led by a judge, and the scottish police launched a investigation today, and the public opinion -- they are very, very concerned about
CNN
Jul 22, 2011 5:00pm PDT
to stay in the closet for now. then, rupert murdoch's son in the hot seat. >> what i knew at the time -- >> what did jam know and when did he know it? meantime, mrs. rupert murdoch is in the pink. she wept from trophy wife to a venking angel. a fascinating look at crouching wendy, hidden tiger. >> let's get to washington. there is a crash in a late friday afternoon. our chief white house correspondent is there. and we have kate baldwin on capitol hill. jessica, let me start with you. we've seen this type of thing out of washington. rarely this pointed. how much of this is political theater? how much of this is the real deal? >> reporter: well, at this point it's the real deal. a deal has to get done tonight. we saw the president at his most frustrated in the debt negotiations. and he said that if this does not get done, congress has inflicted a self-inflicted wound. we were told when the president receives the calls saying this deal is off, i was surprising news here. they felt that they had come incredibly close and offered what they thought was a generous deal with $3.5 to $4 trilli
CBS
Jul 22, 2011 5:30pm PDT
, cbs news, ann arbor, michigan. >> schieffer: rupert murdoch's son, james, has some explaining to do in the phone-hacking scandal at the "news of the world." he told parliament tuesday he only knew of one reporter who did any hacking, but today two former company executives claim they told murdoch three years ago the problem was much more widespread. we'll be right back. dad, why are you getting that? is there a prize in there? oh, there's a prize, all right. [ male announcer ] inside every box of cheerios are those great-tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. is it a superhero? kinda. ♪ captain, unidentified object -- detergent chamber. that's a cascade complete pac. the best of cascade powder and gel combined in one vessel. brilliant. we're gonna need it! lasagna pan -- lower rack! fire! [ female announcer ] conquer tough foods and greasy messes. [ woman ] wow! [ crew ] yeah! [ female announcer ] cascade complete pacs. love it or your money back. whose non-stop day starts with back pain... and a choice. take advil now and maybe up to
CNN
Jul 23, 2011 10:00am PDT
progressive. >>> by now, you're all familiar with the news corp. hacking scandal and rupert murdoch's testimony in the uk. he endured a three-hour grilling by british lawmakers, testified he had no idea his staff at "news of the world" hacked phones and bribed police. one thing is certain, this scandal is captivating tv audiences around the world and now the murdoches may be und for round two this time with authorities here in the u.s. christa is back with us joined by richard quest, host of "quest means business." the british have been wrapped up in this story for weeks over there. when do you think the focus really jumps to the u.s.? >> the moment there is evidence that there was wrongdoing. or some way in which it has brought it. i'll give you an example. the actor, jude law, the question of whether his voice mail was hacked into while he was in the united states. the question of whether from this country to the united states, a call was made that intercepted a voice mail somewhere en route. the moment you end up with that, then suddenly it is open season in the u.s. federal system and the f
CNN
Jul 23, 2011 8:00am EDT
this video, we're talking about the wife of rupert murdoch, having the hearing in front of parliament. somebody tried to throw a pie in his face. look and listen to how she reacted. >> that's her in the pink jacket. she leapt over. it wasn't a pie as such, it was a symbolic pie. it was a paper plate with some foam. the idea behind a pie. >> there she is, folks. you see the arm go back and she just lets him have one. everybody talked about this. it stirred a lot of debate. she's sticking up for her man. >> it's her james bond moment. she's the heroine. he had hoped to pummel the pompous and huyou ha humi lie - humiliate the powerful. >> someone took this moment and animated it. >> i have to see this. >> hopefully we're about to -- >> hear them yelling in the background. you let us know when you have it ready. >> because you must see it. wendy deng has a checkered past. she was first married to jake cherry an american she met when she was just a young student in china. she was good friends with jake cherry and his wife. here's the video. >> when murdoch's wife wendy deng pounced to the
CNN
Jul 23, 2011 7:00pm EDT
owned by rupert murdoch, who's got plenty of other hacking headaches of his own right now. here's what the group did to the front page. faking a story about murdoch dying. anonymous and like-minded groups rely on the faceless, the nameless nature of the internet to get away with their trespasses. but authorities say they know who at least some of them are. this week the fbi arrested 16 alleged members of anonymous here in the u.s. and another five in europe. most of them are charged in the cyber-attack on paypal in december. hackers at paypal, mastercard and visa, after they cut ties with the whistleblower site wikileaks. they've become faus for videos like these -- ♪ >> as a wise man once said, an era doesn'ttened on depend -- doesn't depend on a state until you refuse to correct it. >> all right. i want to bring in our tech expert now. daniel seberg. what do we know about who anonymous is? >> reporter: as you might imagine, a group who calls itself anonymous, they do not want to know -- do not want you to know who they are. they like to portray themselves as everywhere and nowhere.
NBC
Jul 23, 2011 7:00am EDT
propaganda, denying there's a famine at all. >>> now to the uk phone-hacking scandal and rupert murdoch's son james could face police questioning soon. several newspapers in london now reporting james murdoch could be called in by authorities after his testimony this week that he was not aware of widespread hacking at now defunk "news of the world". former members of that paper claim he's lying and now members of parliament are asking skopt scotland yard to investigate. >>> nfl players and agents are working through the deal to end the four-month lockout. owners have approved the proposal but players haven't voted on it because they're not in full agreement. lawyers are trying to resolve those differences and hope the players will vote next week. >>> we're learning some gruesome details about that giants fan nearly beaten to death at dodger stadium. bryan stow remains in serious condition this morning from the attack back in march. court documents say two men arrested allegedly cut the victim's tongue, disfigured his face and beat him. 29-year-old louie sanchez is charged with a
CSPAN
Jul 22, 2011 8:00pm EDT
arrested as the head of the metropolitan police resigned. media tycoon rupert murdoch and his son, james, appeared before the culture committee. >> what happened at the news of the world was wrong. wheat and i apologize profusely and unreservedly for that and my father has as well. this is -- these are very serious matters, and we are trying to establish the fact is any new allegations as they come up. we are working closely with the police to find out who is -- where the wrongdoing was and to hold people accountable. >> do you think it is possible at all the newspaper would not have known about these activities? do you think it is remotely possible? >> why can't say that, sir, and coming i presume judicial proceedings. >> mr. murdoch, at what point did you find out the criminality was endemic in the news of the world? >> endemic is a very wide-ranging word, and i had to be extremely careful across the justice taking place now, and that has been disclosed i became aware of it and -- this terrible thing happened on your watch. why not? >> because i feel that people like trusted let
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